XXIVth IAP Conference

"Far Away: Light in the young Universe"

7 - 11 July, 2008



I. Session Reionization
A. Loeb Overview on reionization R
G. Mellema 21 cm radiation from reionisation, the view from simulations I
E. Ripamonti Effects of early black holes upon 21 cm radiation  
S. Zaroubi Probing the EoR with the redshifted 21 cm line R
P. Di Matteo The 21-cm signal during the EoR: full modelization of the Ly-alpha pumping  
A. Lidz Detecting the Rise and Fall of 21 cm Fluctuations  
T. R. Choudhury Probing the topology of reionization with 21 cm emission  

II.Session First Stars
T. Abel How the First Stars Start Reionization R
K. Ahn The inhomogeneous background of H2 dissociating radiation during cosmic reionization  
B. Ciardi Feedback effects R
D. Whalen  How the First Stars Regulated Local Star Formation: Radiative Feedback  
P. Madau Diffuse background light I
E. Fernandez Remnant light from the first stars in the near infrared background  
J. Devriendt On modelling the light emitted by the first galaxies  
P. Bonifacio Very low metal poor stars ESO-LP I
E. Rollinde Cosmological perspectives on very metal poor stars  
S. Ekström Massive stellar models at zero metallicity and the production of 12C  
R. Srianand Probing the star formation history using the redshift evolution of luminosity function  

III. Session High-z Quasars
M. Haehnelt Early growth of supermassive black holes R
I. McGreer Radio-Loud Quasars at high redshift  
M. Im Supermassive Blackholes of Quasars at world's end (4.5 < z < 6.5)  
M. Ricotti X-rays from Primordial Black Holes and their effect on the CMB I

IV. Session Lyman-alpha emitters
D. Schaerer Lyman Alpha Emitters R
S. Malhotra Lyman alpha galaxies and Galaxy formation  
J. Rhoads Lyman Alpha Tests of Reionization  
K. Nilsson ELVIS - Emission Line galaxies with VISTA Survey  
L. Pentericci The physical nature of redshift Lyalpha emission galaxies  

V. Session Deep Surveys
R. Bouwens What Current Observations can Teach Us About Star-Forming Galaxies at z>=4 R
M. Bremer The ESO Remote Galaxy Survey I
E. Stanway Rest-UV studies of galaxies at z>5   
Y. Tanigushi Abundance and Clustering of the Star Formation at High Redshift I
P. Oesch Constraints on Reionization from z-dropouts  
J. Munoz Most Massive Galaxies at z>6  

VI. Session High-z Galaxies
J.P. Kneib Observing the most distant Galaxies through Lenses I
R. Pelló Looking for star-forming galaxies at z>7 in lensing fields   
F. Courbin A deep search for z~9 Lyman alpha emitters at the VLT  
E. Egami HST/NICMOS and Spitzer/IRAC observations of 5.7 < z < 7 galaxies in the Subaru Deep  
B. Rocca-Volmerange Cosmic Star Formation History by galaxy types from optical to mid-IR surveys  
F. Combes Poster Review - Part I I
M. Haehnelt Poster Review - Part II I

VII. Session GRBs as tracers of the remote universe - Chairperson:
F. Daigne High redshift gamma ray bursts R
J. Greiner Detecting high-z gamma-ray bursts I
S. Savaglio GRBs as tracers of the remote universe R
H.W. Chen Distant star forming galaxies hosting GRBs  
N. Tanvir GRBs as tracers of the remote univers  
A. Levan A high redshift proto-cluster hosting a short GRB ?  
E. Berger GRBs and the ISM of High Redshift Galaxies I
P. Vreeswijk VLT/UVES survey of GRB afterglows  

VIII. Session Feedback and environment.
C.C. Steidel Observations of Feedback Processes at High Redshift R
N. Gnedin Escape fraction from galaxies I
A. Shapley Imaging Lyman Continuum Emission from Galaxies at z~3  
H. Teplitz The Lyman Continuum Escape Fraction at Moderate Redshift  
J. Schaye Star formation and feedback processes at z > 3 I
R. Dave The impact of galactic feedback on early galaxy evolution I
R. Maiolino The evolution of the mass-metallicity relation at z>3  
J.M. Deharveng Cosmic evolution of the Ly-alpha luminosity density  
IX. Session Absorption features by the IGM
T. Theuns The IGM and reionisation R
S. Cantalupo Mapping HI during reionization with the Ly-alpha emission from QSO Ionization-fronts  
A. Maselli Windows on the opaque Intergalactic Medium in the spectra of high-redshift Quasars  
A. Mesinger Semi-Numeric Tools Applied to UV Radiative Feedback and Lya Damping Wing Constraints on Reionization  
R. Kramer Calibrating the Use of Quasar Lyman Alpha Emission Lines as Probes of Reionization  
D. Tytler Absorption in pairs of QSOs: absence of QSO feedback and winds from galaxies  
R. Simcoe QSO Absorption Measurements of the z > 4 IGM  
G. Becker New Observations of Intergalactic Metals at z ~ 6  
C. Fechner Probing the intergalactic UV background with QSO absorption lines  
J. Bolton Is the IGM temperature-density relation inverted ?  
M. Viel The high-redshift Lyman-alpha forest as a cosmological tool  
L. Cowie Concluding talk I


Poster list

A. AGHAEE Determination of the quasar continuum for high redshift highly luminous quasars 39
H. ATEK On the reliability of Lyman-alpha emission line as a  cosmological tool 15
S. BAEK Simulated 21-cm signal from the epoch of reionization including full Ly-alpha transfer 1
R. CABANAC Probing the ISM of a Starburst Galaxy at z = 3.8 with medium-resolution spectroscopy 22
M.A. CAMPISI Host galaxies of Gamma Ray Burst in the Millennium simulation 31
L. CHRISTENSEN Quiescent halos of radio-quiet quasars 12
B. CLEMENT Surveys for Lyman-Alpha emitters beyond redshift 7 47
D. CROCIANI E.OR. in alternative cosmological scenarios 48
V. D'ODORICO Recovering the density field from QSO absorption lines with FLO 40
A. DALL AGLIO Quasars ionizing their surroundings. A new cosmological tool. 41
L. DAVIES Deep Spectroscopy of z>5 objects in the BDF field 20
L. DOUGLAS Spectroscopy of z~5 galaxies 23
C. EVOLI Lithium production by cosmological cosmic rays during Milky Way evolution. 9
A. FANGANO Absorption Features of high-redshift galactic winds 36
S. FINKELSTEIN The True Nature of Lyman Alpha Galaxies: A Tale of Two Populations 17
F. FONTANOT The Luminosity Function of QSOs in the redshift range 3.5-5.2 13
S. FREY The 10-100 pc scale radio structure of the only radio-loud quasar at z>6 14
S. GALLERANI Looking for reionization tracks in the young Universe 2
A. INOUE On the detectability of the Lyman continuum from distant galaxies 37
I. IWATA Ionizing Radiation from Galaxies at z=3 through Wide-Field Narrow-Band Imaging 38
P. JAKOBSSON Building a Complete Sample of Swift Gamma-Ray Bursts 32
V. JELIC The foreground simulations for the LOFAR-EoR experiment 3
H. KAJINO Spectroscopy of Lyman Break Galaxies at z~5 24
G. HARKER Statistics to extract and analyze the 21cm signal from the Epoch of Reionization 4
A. LAPI Long Gamma-Ray Bursts and Their Host Galaxies at High Redshift 33
D. LE BORGNE Cosmic star-formation history from the mid and far infrared up to z=5 21
C. LEDOUX VLT/UVES spectroscopy of GRB optical afterglows 34
U. MAIO Impact of gas cooling on high redshift structure formation 8
A. MAIZY Looking for the first galaxies : Lensing or blank fields? 25
D. MAURIN Cosmological Cosmic Ray Production of Beryllium and Boron 10
J. MUECKET Probing the state of the IGM via the thermal and kinematic SZ effect 42
P. NORTH Deep VLT spectroscopy of Ly-alpha envelopes around z=4.5 RQQs 26
P. Noterdaeme Molecules in the interstellar medium at high redshift 50
K. OHTA Stellar populations of LBGs at z~5 I : Stellar masses, ages, color excesses, and star formation rates 27
M. PIERLEONI Reionization effects on Ly_alpha spectra 43
A. RAITER Modeling the spectra of the first stars - the nebular geometry effects 11
D. REYNOLDS EnzoRad: FLD Radiation Transfert in Enzo  
M. SZYDLOWSKI Cosmic reionization in the universes dominated by dark energy 5
E. TELLES The L-sigma relation for HII galaxies - a benchmark for high redshift galactic masses and distances 28
T. TEPPER GARCIA The cosmic flux decrement: A consistent picture? 44
E. TESCARI Properties of DLAs from high resolution hydro-dynamical simulations 29
R. THOMAS Simulation of 21(1+z) cm EoR signal for LOFAR 6
P. TISSERAND The SkyMapper telescope and the High Redshift Quasars 16
E. TITTLEY Reionisation: Would you like your AGM medium, rare, or blue? 45
J. VAN BETHLEHEM Simulating radiative transfer during the EOR using unstructured grids 7
S. VERGANI MgII and CIV absorbers along GRB lines of sight 35
A. VERHAMME Constraints on gaz and stellar properties of z~3 LBGs from the fitting of their lya spectral line 18
P. VONLANTHEN H2 and HD cooling in gravitational collapses 49
G. WORSECK The transverse proximity effect in spectral hardness 46
K. YABE Stellar populations of LBGs at z~5 II : The stellar mass function and the stellar mass density 30